• Wexford Opera House
    Architecture Wexford Opera House

    Wexford Opera House is Ireland’s first custom-built, multi-purpose opera house and home to the world-famous Wexford Festival Opera. 

  • Phoenix Park
    Recreational Spaces Phoenix Park

    The Phoenix Park at 707 hectares (1752 acres) is one of the largest enclosed recreational spaces within any European capital city.

  • Listowel Castle
    Historic Properties Listowel Castle

    The construction date of the earliest castle at Listowel dates to the 13th century but the present castle was probably built in the 15th century by the FitzMaurices. The castle stands on an elevation on a steep bank, overlooking the river Feale, above the location of a strategic ford.

  • Fergal McCarthy - Liffey Swim
    State Art Collection Fergal McCarthy - Liffey Swim

    The OPW is responsible for the management of the State art collection which comprises of c.15,000 works.

  • Donegal Castle
    Heritage Donegal Castle
  • Heritage Card
    Heritage Ireland Heritage Card

    Explore Ireland's Heritage with our great value Heritage Card

Business Areas

View from Road Estate Portfolio Management

OPW manages and maintains the State's property portfolio.



OPW has responsibility for the day-to-day running of all National Monuments in State care and National Historic Properties.

flood Flood Risk Management

The OPW is the lead agency for flood risk management in Ireland.

Minister's Welcome

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Office of Public Works website.

Seán Canney, T.D.

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